When it comes down to video game classics from the early 00’s its almost impossible to have a conversation with someone without talking about one of the most high profile fighting games of that time period Super Smash Bros Melee. For those who do not know Super Smash Bros Melee was released for the Nintendo GameCube back in November 2001. Super Smash Bros Melee was the direct sequel to the original game which was released back in ’99 for the Nintendo 64. Similar to its predecessor Super Smash Bros Melee had a Star-studded roster of popular Nintendo characters such as Mario, Link, Donkey Kong,Samus Aran, Kirby and many others that players could choose from for multiplayer action which allowed up to four people during battles. In addition, to the fast-paced gameplay we got to see a single-player arcade mode with a final boss along with various mini-games which added to the overall replay value of Super Smash Bros Melee. One of the more challenging game modes in Super Smash Bros Mello included All-Star Mode where players had to defeat each character in the game with limited supplements during battles. Whether, you played Super Smash Bros Melee alone or with friends it was a blast regardless and ended becoming the most popular video game fir the Nintendo GameCube during the 00’s.
In fact, since its release in Fall 2001 Super Smash Bros Melee managed to reach over seven million copies in sales and is considered to be a cult classic by many gamers. In fact, there have been Super Smash Bros Melee tournaments held over the past couple of years which shows how popular the game still is within the 10’s decade. While its debatable on which game in the Smash Bros series is the best many people would probably argue that Melee is definitely ranked in the top three. As far as overall popularity is concerned some might put Super Smash Bros Melee on the same level as Ultimate which was recently released back in December 2018. Despite, the game being eighteen years old Super Smash Bros Melee is a title that is still a big attraction within the gaming community to this day.